What is the problem? Lack of competent ICT practitioners and competence validation tools

We need skilled ICT practitioners who can take the economy forward. Today, there is a shortage of competent people working in the ICT sector.

Why is EU action required? The situation will deteriorate if nothing is done

There is a need to educate European citizens in digital media and attract youngsters to ICT education. Skills should be benchmarked on an equal footing across Europe.

What will the Commission do?

Recognise the competences of ICT practitioners and users, so that employers in need of ICT skills and digital literacy can easily identify them. This action needs the support of the Member States in order to be implemented